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Bombardier Site in Katowice Recognized as the Safest Workplace in the Silesia Region in Poland

Bombardier Site in Katowice Recognized as the Safest Workplace in the Silesia Region in Poland

Leading provider of rail traffic control and management systems in Poland won the “Employer Assuring Safe Work” award for the third timeAnnual award programme showcases how employers all over Poland are implementing measures to organize work in a manner that guarantees high levels of occupational Health & SafetyBERLIN, Dec. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –Note to editors: To view the photos associated with this press release, please visit the following links:https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/7a71e165-6623-499e-bfae-45ff5376df12
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Once again the Award Committee for the competition called “Employer Assuring Safe Work” has recognized Bombardier Transportation’s site in Katowice, Poland as the employer from Silesia region for whom health and safety of its employees is the highest priority.The main idea behind the annual award programme is to encourage and showcase how employers all over Poland are mitigating the risk of accidents by implementing measures to organize the work in a manner that guarantees high levels of occupational health and safety. The competition also builds a positive image of an employer in terms of monitoring and improving working conditions.“We are very pleased that workplace standards at Bombardier Transportation’s site in Katowice have been recognized again by the National Labour Inspection Authority (Państwowa Inspekcja Pracy). We have spared no efforts to ensure safety at work for our staff, particularly during 2020 when we have implemented extra preventive measures to protect our employees, customers, suppliers and partners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit for this success should be given to all our employees, who always put safety first, no exceptions,” said Sławomir Nalewajka, Head of Bombardier Transportation in Poland.Bombardier’s vision to be a leader in a health, safety and environment (HSE) preventive culture is an extension of the company’s core values and commitment to be a safe and environmentally responsible company. There are many ways we ensure this culture permeates throughout Bombardier, including employee training and development, performance monitoring, site tours, continuous improvement programs and risk assessments conducted for all work activities.The Bombardier Transportation’s site in Katowice, which is a leading provider of rail traffic control and management systems in Poland, won the “Employer Assuring Safe Work” award for the third time, after 2007 and 2012.About Bombardier Transportation in Poland
Bombardier is the largest international investor in the rail transportation industry in Poland. It has more than 2,200 employees in Katowice, Łódź, Warsaw and Wrocław. Its wide range of business activities includes the production of carbodies for locomotives, regional trains and high-speed trains, the production of bogie frames, the design and production of rail control and signalling solutions, the production of electrical equipment as well as maintenance services for rail vehicles and rail control systems.
About Bombardier Transportation
Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 36,000 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.
About Bombardier
With nearly 52,000 employees across two business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.
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Maciej Kaczanowski
Communications, Poland, Eastern Europe and CIS
+48 501 394013
ext.maciej.kaczanowski@rail.bombardier.com
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